In the area of the Joint Forces Operation on February 14, the enemy fired at the positions of our troops seven times, using weapons that were banned by the Minsk agreements six times, - the JFO headquarters reported. In the zone of action of the Vostok operational-tactical grouping, the enemy fired at the positions of the Joint Forces: twice from 120 and 82 mm mortars, from weapons of infantry fighting vehicles and anti-tank grenade launchers - in the area of Pisky settlement; from 120 mm mortars and weapons of infantry fighting vehicles - near the village of Opytne; from 120 mm mortars - in the area of the Verkhniotoretske settlement; from 82 mm mortars, anti-tank grenade launchers and small arms - near the town of Avdiivka. In the zone of action of the Sievier operational-tactical grouping, the enemy fired at Ukrainian defenders: from 120 mm mortars, weapons of infantry fighting vehicles and mounted anti-tank grenade launchers - in the area of Zaitseve settlement; from automatic mounted grenade launchers - near the small village of Svobodni. There are no casualties among the Joint Forces.
CADO occupiers made another provocation, leaving 46 civilians from the occupied territory to spend the night of February 14 in the grey zone, between Horlivka and Zaitseve (Mayorsk checkpoint). This was announced by representative of the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts Pavlo Lysiansky. However, by order of the JFO commander General Nayev, all people were allowed into the territory controlled by Ukraine.
Nineteen trucks with humanitarian aid from the International Committee of the Red Cross crossed the Novotroitske checkpoint towards the temporarily occupied territory. This was reported by the press service of the State Border Service of Ukraine. It was noted that the total weight of the cargo - 232 tons.
The restoration work on power lines in the Popasna district was disrupted: the emergency brigades of the Lugansk Energy Association came under fire. This was written by the press service of the energy company. The work on the repair of the power line was immediately stopped, the staff had to leave the dangerous place. Despite all the agreements and presence of the OSCE mirror patrol, the shelling by the militants began at 11:30. At the moment, there are more than 300 consumers without light.
The so-called "Minister of Health of the DNR" Olga Dolgoshapko acknowledged the widespread corruption in medical institutions of the "republic". According to her, "such manifestations of corruption in the field of health care, such as bribery, embezzlement and abuse of official position in order to gain self-profit, stand out in particular". "Most of them are being committed at the "doctor-patient" level, what creates a certain complexity, since for their suppression, it is necessary to have information about the planned offense in a timely manner", - "head of the Ministry of Health" said to separatist media.